The Birth-Kindergarten Education program is sponsoring an all day conference titled “Digging Deeper: Best Literacy Practices in Preschool and Kindergarten” on Friday, March 27 in the Blue Ridge conference center. A schedule and registration information are available here: http://goo.gl/wBuwXP. The keynote speaker is Lisa Cleaveland, a classroom teacher and published author.
The Rural-Urban Exchange will sponsor a Panel Discussion among the participants on Thursday, March 19 at 5 pm in Killian 102. This event counts for Diversity Dialogue credit. Participants will describe their experiences and take questions. For more information, visit rue.wcu.edu
Cathy Grist, associate professor in birth to kindergarten education, will present at the psychology research colloquium on Monday, March 16 at 12:15 pm in Killian 102. Her topic is “Early Identification of Reading and Social-Emotional Development Problems in Preschool Students: A Response-to-Intervention Project” and will be joined by other faculty and students. All are welcome to attend.
The annual Diversity Blog will be held March 16-27 and will count for Diversity Dialogue credit. This year, Dr. Rajni Shankar-Brown of Stetson University will be our guest blogger. Students can participate in the Diversity Dialogue section of Blackboard.